A Bright To-Morrow

If aught of thy life should be savored with sorrow

Author: F. H. Jacobs
Tune: [If aught of thy life should be savored with sorrow]
Published in 5 hymnals

Representative Text

1 If aught of thy life should be savored with sorrow,
Or part of thy pathway o'ershadowed with gloom,
Then be not dismayed, 'twill be better tomorrow,
When the sun shall break forth in the splendor of noon,

Chorus:
Then to Jesus draw near,
Ever be of good cheer;
Then to Jesus draw near,
Ever be of good cheer,
He knows all thy sorrow,
And thy pray'r he will hear.

2 Should ever the weight of a sad thought perplex thee;
Or waken a chord that sounds harsh to thine ear,
Then whisper a pray'r, for thy Savior will hear thee;
And mark the sweet chime in the fall of a tear, [Chorus]

3 Go gather the sunshine and scatter it sweetly;
Where needed assistance is ever made known,
Be one of the few who in life's course completely
Are lost to themselves, but their Savior enthrone, [Chorus]

Source: Crowning Glory No. 1: a choice collection of gospel hymns #170

Author: F. H. Jacobs

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Text Information

First Line: If aught of thy life should be savored with sorrow
Title: A Bright To-Morrow
Author: F. H. Jacobs
Refrain First Line: Then to Jesus draw near
Publication Date: 1890
Copyright: This text in in the public domain in the United States because it was published before 1923.

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Crowning Glory No. 1: a choice collection of gospel hymns #170

The Canadian Hymnal #d170

The Canadian Hymnal #d168

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The Century Gospel Songs #180

The Crowning Glory Nos. 1 and 2 #d163

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